Interesting SLOB Use Cases – Part I. Studying ZFS Fragmentation. Introducing Bart Sjerps.

This is the first installment in a series of posts I’m launching to share interesting use cases for SLOB. I have several installments teed up but to put a spin on things I’m going to hit two...
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Crossplatform transportable tablespaces – part 1

There is couple of way to do heterogeneous migration of Oracle databases but staring with 12c there is whole set of new RMAN commands to transport data across different platforms.I was looking for a best...
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So, a Researcher and Six Developers Join a Hackathon

Editor’s Note: Hey, a new author! Colleague and Friend of the ‘Lab, Joyce Ohgi, a principal usability researcher here at Oracle Applications User Experience, joined several of our guys...
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DevOps & Delphix : Chef recipes

Delphix Engines expose all features via a stable WEB API built on top of HTTP and JSON. Clients choose an HTTP client to interact with Delphix and integrate within their environment. Delphix Engines are...
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VirtualBox 4.3.14

Oracle have given birth to VirtualBox 4.3.14. Mother and baby are doing well, with the downloads and changelog in the usual places. Happy upgrading… Cheers Tim… PS. Looks like the baby might...
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Using Database In-Memory Column Store with Complex Datatypes (1)

The Oracle database 12.1.0.2 version, with the In-Memory option, isn’t yet released, but a lot of detail is already out there since it’s announcement by...Read More By: [author-name] This...
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The CIO Playguide for Secure BYOD

Mobile devices and the ability to work everywhere present a huge opportunity but also pose a challenge for IT in securing corporate data. This ebook provides essential insights for planning and deploying...
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Book Review: Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, Second Edition

July 15, 2014 Extensively Researched with Detailed Analysis Covering a Broad Range of Oracle Database Performance Topics, Providing Insight that is Not Available from Other Sources http://www.amazon.com/Troubleshooting-Oracle-Performance-Christian-Antognini/dp/143025758X/...
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SAP deployed with Delphix

How does Delphix benefit a SAP project? Speed up time to delivery for ASAP implementation methodology Enable adoption of “Continuous Application Delivery” methodology Reduce infrastructure overhead Deliver...
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Auditing Files in Linux

Stat command in Linux can be used to display a file or a file system status. I came across an issue in RHEL4 where a file’s ‘Change time’ is far ahead than the ‘Modification time’...
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